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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 30, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 10, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 11, 2018

  • Curly Koa back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

  • MiSi, LR Baggs undersaddle pickup & volume control

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 31

glue in tail block

3

Nov 1

rout & glue-in end graft, kerf top edge, kerf bottom edge, brace back

4

Nov 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 3

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 13

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck, rout binding channels, glue in top binding

 

7

Dec 14

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Dec 18

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Dec 19

first coat of oil

 

10

Dec 20

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 8

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 9

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 11

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set